FASS in the News

Women running mosques

Women running mosques

16 October 2018

Dr Shuruq Naguib (PPR) appeared on BBC Radio Four Woman's Hour on 5th October, discussing the role of women in mosques.

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Number of newborn babies taken into care doubles - report

Number of newborn babies taken into care doubles - report

10 October 2018

A report based on research led by Professor Karen Broadhurst (Sociology) for the Nuffield Family Justice Observatory shows the number of newborn babies being taken into care at birth in England has doubled. The report was featured widely on the BBC including an interview on the BBC Radio 4 Today programme and the BBC News website.

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Dr Robert Gutsche discusses Brett Kavanaugh's nomination

Dr Robert Gutsche discusses Brett Kavanaugh's nomination

8 October 2018

Dr Robert Gutsche (Sociology) was interviewed on TRT World discussing the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court.

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Hashtag Pray

Hashtag Pray

8 October 2018

Professor Linda Woodhead (Politics, Philosophy and Religion) spoke to BBC Radio 4 yesterday as part of their 'Hashtag Pray' programme, about the rise of non-religious people in the UK.

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Being Gay Before Gay Lib

Being Gay Before Gay Lib

1 October 2018

Professor Paul Baker (Linguistics and English Language) contributed to BBC Radio 4's programme "Being Gay Before Gay Lib", which was broadcast on 21st September. Professor Baker discussed Polari, the secret language used by gay men when homosexuality was illegal.

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Work by a FASS Professor results in 17th Century play performance

Work by a FASS Professor results in 17th Century play performance

23 July 2018

A play, written by a female contemporary of Shakespeare, will get its première this month at the historic house in Kent where it was written 400 years ago, thanks to Professor Alison Findlay.

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